IoT: the key to smart buildings

IoT can be used to monitor and regulate people and their working environment through sensors that can measure various parameters. Analysing these measurements enables companies to pinpoint any invisible dysfunctions that could affect employees’ productivity and well-being – as GreenMe, a startup specialising in IoT, shows. Real-time assessment of employees’ working conditions is now easy, thanks to IoT French startup GreenMe – an Econocom partner – has devised a device with a built-in sensor that constantly measures parameters such as temperature, moisture, lighting quality, noise and air change rates in offices. At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, GreenMe...

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A smart building should be an open ecosystem

A number of buildings are already fitted with independent connected devices: but connected devices alone do not a smart building make, so the specialists say. The data generated by the devices has to be interoperable and allow wider interactions with the outside world, on a local or city-wide scale. This is how the emergence of increasingly sophisticated digital technologies is reshaping the vision of the smart building. Mickael Sigda, a green building expert, defined the smart building as “a building that can self-regulate and measure its own performance.” (L’Usine Nouvelle). The Institute for Building Efficiency* (EBI), a lab set...

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